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Topic # 111495 5-Nov-2012 15:14 Send private message

Hello to all,

I want to buy a curtain for my bedroom. But i am not sure which one to choose.My house is in white color, and i confused to buy a curtain in pink or blue is better. 

Can anyone give me some suggestions please? Thanks! 

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  Reply # 712368 5-Nov-2012 15:45 Send private message

We recently got Curtains and Rods installed from the below lady. She is very friendly and extremely good at her work and very very competitive. 

Its a 6 bedroom house, and two lounges and one dinning etc.. costed us around 5500 dollars. 
Other people quoted us around 13,000 to 15,000 for very same material and stiching 

Anya Curtain

Unit A, 15 Torrens Road, Burswood
Contact: Sophie Li, Owner
Phone: 09 274 0671


dorachen: Hello to all,

I want to buy a curtain for my bedroom. But i am not sure which one to choose.My house is in white color, and i confused to buy a curtain in pink or blue is better. 

Can anyone give me some suggestions please? Thanks! 

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  Reply # 712369 5-Nov-2012 15:46 Send private message

dorachen: Hello to all,

I want to buy a curtain for my bedroom. But i am not sure which one to choose.My house is in white color, and i confused to buy a curtain in pink or blue is better. 

Can anyone give me some suggestions please? Thanks! 


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  Reply # 712373 5-Nov-2012 15:51 Send private message

 Sounds Legit!


I can sense a Tui advert coming on.  Troll much?






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  Reply # 712377 5-Nov-2012 15:55 Send private message

scuwp:   Troll much?




Is that a Blue Troll or a Pink one ?

Personally I find the blue ones are better at keeping the light out



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  Reply # 712384 5-Nov-2012 16:10 Send private message

jim.cox:
scuwp:   Troll much?




Is that a Blue Troll or a Pink one ?

Personally I find the blue ones are better at keeping the light out


Blue is beautiful,and pink seems more warm....



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  Reply # 712387 5-Nov-2012 16:11 Send private message

vamsee: We recently got Curtains and Rods installed from the below lady. She is very friendly and extremely good at her work and very very competitive. 

Its a 6 bedroom house, and two lounges and one dinning etc.. costed us around 5500 dollars. 
Other people quoted us around 13,000 to 15,000 for very same material and stiching 

Anya Curtain

Unit A, 15 Torrens Road, Burswood
Contact: Sophie Li, Owner
Phone: 09 274 0671


dorachen: Hello to all,

I want to buy a curtain for my bedroom. But i am not sure which one to choose.My house is in white color, and i confused to buy a curtain in pink or blue is better. 

Can anyone give me some suggestions please? Thanks! 

Thank you for the info,but about 1000 dollars for a curtain is a little expensive for me...:(

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  Reply # 712394 5-Nov-2012 16:21 Send private message

Thick white thermal curtains would be good, keeping in the same colour as the room has the effect of making the room look bigger and more 'airy'. We got some from spotlight, briscoes or the warehouse (can't remember exactly which one) for $100-$200.




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  Reply # 712400 5-Nov-2012 16:28 Send private message

jonb: Thick white thermal curtains would be good, keeping in the same colour as the room has the effect of making the room look bigger and more 'airy'. We got some from spotlight, briscoes or the warehouse (can't remember exactly which one) for $100-$200.


I didn't consider about white because i thought that it can't prevent the sunshine....:P

I found this one cost $17,looks amazing...


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  Reply # 712411 5-Nov-2012 16:58 Send private message

First time I remember fashion advice asked on geekzone : ). I can only say about practical things lol.

You can have white curtains that block outside light coming through. The backing or an inner layer must be made with blackout fabric or similar. Few off the shelf package curtains use it because it adds to the cost. If it uses, it will say blackout on the package.

You can get blackout (it is actually white btw) at any fabric store and it can be added to the back of any curtains you might buy or have made. Actually many fabric/curtain stores like Spotlight have a making service as well.



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  Reply # 712457 5-Nov-2012 18:04 Send private message

Thank you so much,it is useful for me...lol

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  Reply # 712533 5-Nov-2012 19:56 Send private message

We got curtains for our new home off eBay UK. We wanted eyelet curtains (round rings pressed into material and slides over a pole rather than normal hooks and rails). The only local stuff we liked had to be custom made and far too expensive. From UK we got what we wanted ready-made for a fraction of the price. Delivered it was cheaper than buying normal curtains here. We did not get thermal or black-out, but we have a new double-glazed home and it is for the living space so we do not want it too dark.

For a bedroom I've read a recent article that purple or red are good for passion (good passion, I don't mean brothel passion). Avoid blue/green unless it is on the north side and hot. Pink is also good, but can sometimes be a but much for the man in the house. And if there is currently no man, there will likely be one in the future. But I do agree that pink one looks great, just do not get Playboy bunny pink.

Our whole house is painted pure white, the same white as printer paper. The living space is warm and we've got navy curtains. Floor is dark timber and furniture is dark brown almost black. Main bedroom will get dark purple wallpaper on one wall and lighter (medium) purple curtains.

All our curtain rails (except net curtain rails) came from Rods & Blinds Direct in Hamilton. The same fancy stuff you get at curtain shops, but cheaper and made to order.

You'll be amazed how much info you'll get on GeekZone, including on fashion. Please just use a more descriptive title.




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